Wednesday, June 29, 2016

June 29 News Update

Deadly California wildfires spark debate about development
Drought-Hit California Has a Bonanza of Water—Underground
How unions and environmental groups are finding common ground
Millions exposed to dangerous lead levels in US drinking water, report finds

Push for 'Education Reforms', Mexican Government Kills Teachers in Street

Momentum and unions prepare for new Corbyn campaign after revolt
Brexit crisis: for unity and solidarity in Europe, against racism and social dumping
Labour leader Corbyn loses no-confidence vote as Brexit crisis deepens
EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly
Cameron tells EU leaders they must offer UK more control over immigration
EU leaders meet without Cameron
Rupert Murdoch describes Brexit as 'wonderful'
No Brexit general election if Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership
Scotland's Sturgeon to meet EU's Juncker on Wednesday
Crabb, candidate to lead Britain, says immigration control a top priority
A Blunt Message After ‘Brexit’: Bolting Will Carry a Heavy Price *
France’s Far Right Sees an Opportunity in ‘Brexit’ *

French workers protest in Paris; Senate passes labor reforms

Minneapolis workers call for vote on $15 minimum wage
Nurses say Allina is bypassing bargaining committee
Who Earns Minimum Wage In Canada?
Former Chilean military official found liable for killing of Victor Jara
MBTA union willing to cut new workers’ pay if management limits privatization
China Airlines reaches agreement with union, averts labor protest
Argentina Oil, Gas Workers Call 20-hour Wage Strike
Car set on fire outside Perth mosque as hundreds pray inside
More School Choice for Detroit’s Children, Not Better Schools *
Pastors Praise Anti-Gay Massacre in Orlando, Prompting Outrage *

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Monday, June 27, 2016

June 27 Week In Review Now Online

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June 27 News Update

Africa’s Charcoal Economy Is Cooking. The Trees Are Paying. *
Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution *
Obama approves federal aid for West Virginia areas devastated by floods
American Drivers Regain Appetite for Gas Guzzlers *

UMWA reaches new deal with Murray
Will Congress protect retired coal miners?

‘Brexit’ Aftershocks: More Rifts in Europe, and in Britain, Too *
Britain pressured for quick EU split as Brexit impact begins
Nexit, Frexit or Italeave? British vote fires up EU's 'Outers'
New Scotland independence referendum 'highly likely': Sturgeon
British brace for economic repercussions of EU exit decision
European leaders discuss EU future after Brexit shock
Jeremy Corbyn to hold crisis talks as Labour MPs try to force him out
Racist incidents feared to be linked to Brexit result

SEIU members urged to reject contract with Unity Hospital
Nurses end strike, but questions remain

Sanders puts his stamp on DNC platform, but presses for more
Low-Priority Immigrants Still Swept Up in Net of Deportation *
Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools *
Michigan's drug-testing welfare program has yielded zero positive results so far
10 stabbed, beaten at protest outside California Capitol
Remember those who fought for our labor rights
Clashes Draw Support for Teachers’ Protest in Mexico *
Undocumented Immigrants Cautious After Court Ruling *
When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers *

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Friday, June 24, 2016

June 24 News Update

ExxonMobil under investigation over lucrative Nigerian oil deal
Beijing has fallen: China's capital sinking by 11cm a year, satellite study warns

France labour law: Thousands protest in Paris
Thousands march in tense Paris labour protest
Protesters in Paris march against French labor reforms amid tight security

Britain votes to leave EU, unleashing global turmoil
Scottish leader says future in EU as Britain votes to leave
Ireland braces itself for 'definite' downside of Brexit
German trade body chief says Brexit vote is 'catastrophic'
Sterling hits lowest in three decades, yen surges as Brexit stuns markets
David Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave European Union

Jo Cox and the well of hatred
Billy Bragg leads tributes to MP Jo Cox at Glastonbury festival

Stop the repression in Mexico
Why are Mexican Teachers Being Jailed and Killed for Protesting?

Court Tie Blocks Obama Immigration Plan *
Separate, Equal and Dysfunctional *

Bernie Sanders Says He Will Vote for Hillary Clinton *
Bernie Sanders: my political revolution is just getting started

Striking nurses highlight violence they suffer on the job
1,300 RNs to Begin 4-day Kaiser Los Angeles Strike Thursday
South Korea: Independent Labor Leader Faces Eight Years In Jail
AKP government’s permenant war against women
Building the Political and Social Movement at the People’s Summit in Chicago
Tentative Pact Averts Watsonville Hospital RN Strike
Enforcement of Puerto Rico’s Colonial Debt Pushes Out Young Workers
NJ TRANSIT Preparing In Case Deal Isn’t Reached With Union Workers
US supreme court upholds affirmative action at University of Texas
New Jersey Senate Passes $15 Minimum Wage, Setting Up Clash With Christie *

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Sunday, June 5, 2016